KEKW: what does it all mean?

Horde players spell out “LOL,” and Alliance players see “KEKE.” Get it?

On Jun 24, 2024 by Mike Hadge

Fanum Tax

What is the Fanum Tax?

I’m gonna fanum tax your gyatt.

On Jun 12, 2024 by Mike Hadge

TOS - 'What's Up Brother?'

‘What’s up brother?’: Bros pay tribute to this niche celebrity with a surging new trend that’s taken on a life of its own

If you ever needed a dog whistle for a terminally online gamer bro, look no further than the “What’s up brother?” sketch

On Apr 5, 2024 by Charlotte Colombo

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Morgpie is an innovator

Twitch streamer Morgpie took green screening to a whole ‘nother level. On her butt.

On Mar 28, 2024 by Grace Stanley

Andrew Tate(l), Adin Ross(r)

‘I really [screwed] up’: Adin Ross apologizes for livestream that landed Andrew Tate in jail

‘Andrew Tate’s team confirmed that I [screwed] up,’ Ross said.

On Mar 13, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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Is Twitch for kids? Streamers are divided

Streamers told Passionfruit that Twitch’s current moderation standards for kids are less than satisfactory.

On Dec 20, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Artists and V-Tubers left disappointed after Twitch’s recent ‘artistic nudity’ rule reversal

‘It honestly makes me feel like this site is a joke sometimes.’

On Dec 18, 2023 by Steven Asarch

Mountain Dew(l), Streamer on computer(r)

Mountain Dew is turning Twitch into an artificial intelligence panopticon

Online, posters compared it to an old 4chan meme.

On Dec 5, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

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Pokimane’s cookie controversy is clearly contrived

Streamer Pokimane announced a cookie collaboration, and some online are acting like it’s the end of the world.

On Nov 20, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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From Big Oil to the Navy, some surprising advertisers are targeting young people through Twitch

Oil companies, insurance sellers, and military moguls are all taking to Twitch to reach a lucrative younger audience.

On Nov 6, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Passionfruit newsletter: Is exclusivity dead?

The old media way of thinking about platform exclusivity is being recontextualized.

On Oct 25, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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TwitchCon in the desert left me feeling lukewarm

After attending this year’s TwitchCon, I’m left wondering what streamer culture is anymore.

On Oct 23, 2023 by Steven Asarch

Podcaster Ethan Klein facing backlash

‘There’s no source’: Podcaster Ethan Klein blasted for comments on Israel-Palestine, demanded ‘proof’ over history of conflict

The podcaster faced backlash after his debate with Twitch streamer Hasan Piker.

On Oct 13, 2023 by Braden Bjella

What does 'skill issue' mean?

What does ‘skill issue’ mean?

A term that got popular in gaming communities has evolved into a more general insult online.

On Sep 5, 2023 by Audra Schroeder

Kai Cenat (inset) NYC crowd background

‘Please pray for the youth’: People react to Kai Cenat’s chaotic PlayStation event with memes

The streamer’s NYC giveaway didn’t go as planned.

On Aug 7, 2023 by Sayou Cooper

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